The Council aims to have a diverse workforce because we believe that our employees can be most effective when they reflect, and identify with, the people in Fareham, who use our services.
The graphs below provide an overview of the Council's workforce as of 1 June 2021 based upon the eight protected characteristics.
The Council does not currently have any employees who identify as undergoing or having undergone gender reassignment.
The Council works to maintain a robust approach to equality and diversity issues which supports us in complying with the Equality Act 2010. The Act requires public bodies to have due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.
As a public sector body, the Council has a duty to comply with the specific Public Sector Equality Duty that requires the publication of relevant and proportionate information to demonstrate how we are responding to the Equality Duty.